Origin of companion ladder
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Only one was asleep, and he lying just at the foot of the companion-ladder, with a musket by his side.
Our companion-ladder was rigged on the instant, and a launch lowered.The Lady of the Shroud|Bram Stoker
Everything being ready, Peters now descended in the cabin, going down the companion-ladder until the water reached his chin.
Then I crept cautiously in the shadows of the dawn up the companion-ladder to the deck.The Mystery of the Green Ray|William Le Queux
Up the companion-ladder for the last time, the doctor prodding me in the back with his load of blankets.Fifty-Two Stories For Girls|Various